Crews pull body from Ohio River near Sayler Park - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Crews pull body from Ohio River near Sayler Park

Crews recovered the body around 12:30 p.m. (FOX19 NOW) Crews recovered the body around 12:30 p.m. (FOX19 NOW)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

Search and rescue crews pulled a body from the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon. 

Two fisherman called 911 after spotting the body floating near a boat dock at Fernbank Park around noon. 

Authorities say the body is a white, heavy-set male in his 30s. He was wearing long pants with no shirt or shoes.

"Somewhat unusual, considering how warm the weather has been, that you have somebody here with long pants on," said Assistant Chief Michael John. 

The body showed no signs of trauma, but the cause of death won't be determined until an autopsy is performed. 

The man was likely floating in the river for 24 to 36 hours, John said. Police said they have no idea where the man could have entered the water. 

Cincinnati Police Crime Scene Units and the Hamilton County Coroner responded to the scene.

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